employee commitment

Road to employee commitment: The role of empowerment, leadership and culture

This exploratory research seeks to identify the relationships between the leadership, empowerment and commitment within the integrated model of competing values framework (CVF) of organisational culture. A conceptual model which relates the constructs to commitment is developed. The study attempts to use a social constructionist approach and scenario planning, which falls under the broader realm of qualitative analysis. Hypothetical cases are used to develop two scenarios.

Leadership Affective Commitment

The role of job characteristics, leadership complexity and psychological empowerment in building affective commitment

Employees who are committed to their organizations take more initiative, engage in broader roles and contribute better.  When employees have an emotional attachment to and identify with the organization, they are said to have affective commitment.  It is the type of commitment that makes employees want to stay with an organization.  Affective commitment has many benefits including work performance and retention.  Therefore, it is very advantageous to understand how to elicit affective commitment.